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Computer Coding Scholarships for Veterans - LaSalle Computer Learning Center, Tampa

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Published: 2016-07-29

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LaSalle Computer Learning Center Tampa Bay campus is offering full scholarships to active and former military personnel, their spouses and dependents.

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The demand for professional computer coders continues to grow and the U.S. Department of Labor predicts that by 2020 there will be 1.4 million coding jobs available in the American workforce. To enable U.S. veterans to tap into this pipeline of opportunity, LaSalle Computer Learning Center in Tampa is offering full scholarships to its Web Application Development Diploma Program, which teaches how to code.

With a focus on Microsoft, the program offers a diverse and comprehensive coursework that includes learning introduction to programming concepts, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Visual Studio .NET, SQL Server, among other topics. It is five months in duration starting in September 2016. The deadline to apply for the scholarships is August 31.

This comprehensive program will cover what local area employers are looking for Junior .NET Web Application Developers.

"Military families and veterans have been an important part of the Tampa Bay community's fabric for many decades contributing to its strength, diversity and vibrancy," said LaSalle's Associate Director and Military Liaison, Kasandra Perez. "We want to give back to the many men and women who have served and continue to serve our community and our nation by helping them develop a highly coveted, in demand skill for the current job market."

"Coding" is the new buzz word used in industry to describe what was called computer programming. Individuals can work on web applications, websites or software applications that power up everyday life. Without it, there wouldn't be social media, smartphones, web browsers or blogs. Learning how to code has become imperative for technology professionals in the digital age.

To qualify for LaSalle's scholarship, you must be active duty, a veteran, military spouse or military dependent.

No experience is necessary, however, candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of the way the internet works and an eagerness to learn, the commitment to comply with program requirements and a high school diploma.

Those applying must to be 18 or older. To receive an application or for additional information, email Kasandra Perez at or call 1-888-482-6877.

LaSalle provides its students with a quality learning environment geared toward their success. The school's learning model is backed by adult learning principles that have been thoroughly tested. LaSalle goes beyond students' test-taking abilities to help them build a solid education with skills that can be immediately applied in a business environment. Classes are hands-on and instructor-led.

LaSalle Computer Learning Center is the premier computer, business skills training and certification preparation center for individuals, corporations, government organizations, information technology (IT), and business professionals in Florida. Based in Tampa Bay, LaSalle offers instructor-led computer and business training courses for a variety of in demand skills. Classes are delivered in a small instructor-led setting in the beautiful Westshore business district.

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